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veryborednow
May 5th, 2002, 03:50 PM
EUROCARD Ladies German Open 2002
Berlin, Germany - May 6-12 (I)

As Kim beat Venus in the final (mwah ha ha ha)

Jen now has a legitimate shot at the number 1 spot after Berlin.

So Go Jen!!!

veryborednow
May 5th, 2002, 03:52 PM
(1) Jennifer Capriati vs bye
Melien Tu vs Adriana Serra Zanetti
Q vs Q
Gala Leon Garcia vs (14) Iroda Tulyaganova
(12) Elena Dementieva vs Barbara Rittner
Q vs Marlene Weingartner
Anastasia Myskina vs Martina Sucha
( Sandrine Testud vs Bye

(3) Martina Hingis vs bye
Rossana Neffa-DeLos vs Martina Muller
Q vs Q
Elena Likhovtseva vs (13) Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
(9)Meghann Shaughnessy vs Tina Pisnik
Conchita Martinez vs Eleni Danilidou
Nathalie Dechy vs Janette Husarova
(5) Justine Henin vs bye

(7) Amelie Mauresmo vs bye
Lilia Osterloh vs Q
Anca Barna vs Rita Grande
Katarina Srebotnik vs (10)Silvia Farina Elia
(16) Tamarine Tanasugarn vs Iva Majoli
Tatiana Panova vs Magdalena Maleeva
Barbara Schett vs Francesca Schiavone
(4) Serena Williams vs bye

(6) Jelena Dokic vs bye
Mary Pierce vs Q
Magui Serna vs bye
Paola Suarez vs (11) Daniela Hantuchova
(15)Amanda Coetzer vs Daja Bedanova
Anne Kremer vs Cristina Torres Valerio
Anna Smashnova vs Angeles Montolio
(2)Kim Clijsters vs Bye

veryborednow
May 5th, 2002, 04:38 PM
Black / Likhovtseva
Bye

Barna / Henke
Palversic / Rodinova

Q
Müller / Weingartner

Marrero / Neffa-de los Rios
Callens / Rubin

Huber / Martinez
Bye

Dechy / Tu
Capriati / Schett

Fusai / Vis
Serra Zannetti / Serra Zanetti

De Beer / De Villiers
Dementieva / Husarova

Krizan / Srebotnik
Svensson / Tulyaganova

Boogert/ Oremans
Dryberg / Kremer

Meleeva / Shaughnessy
Barclay / Tanasugarn

Bye
Suarez / Tarabini

Coetzer / McNeil
Navratilova / Zvereva

Bedanova / Schiavone
Panova/ Serna

Glass / Schmidle
Farina Elia / Grande

Bye
Hantuchova / Sanchez-Vicario

cappy happy
May 5th, 2002, 04:53 PM
*apologizing in advance for ignorance on this topic*

I know Jen and Barbara are friends but I didn't know they ever played doubles together. Are they a good team?

kazzmazz
May 5th, 2002, 05:12 PM
And further, this is Jen's first doubles tournament of the year, isn't it? I'm glad she'll be getting some good practice up at the net before RG.

veryborednow
May 5th, 2002, 05:58 PM
ok, i went on the barbara schett website especially :p (and found nothing .. :rolleyes: )

But, after finding an archieved capriati.co.uk page, no, they haven't played together before.

But, she just won the doubles title today... :confused:

veryborednow
May 5th, 2002, 06:09 PM
From www.barbara-schett.net --> I'm supposed to ask for permission, but as this is a board, and I acknowledged it, so Babsi - please don't kill me :)

http://www.barbara-schett.net/offcourt83.jpg

http://www.barbara-schett.net/offcourt29.jpg

http://www.barbara-schett.net/offcourt33.jpg

http://www.barbara-schett.net/offcourt32.jpg

Nimi
May 5th, 2002, 06:48 PM
please dont beat me up.. but, is that third lady Iva Majoly?

cappy happy
May 5th, 2002, 06:51 PM
VBN: Thanks for the info and the great pics!!! :)

Babs won doubles today, huh? Sounds like she's on a roll - having done well in her singles play last week too.

Glad Jen is playing with a friend this week. Hopefully that will bring some lighthearteness to it (something she might need a little bit of after Fedgate).

GoJennifer
May 5th, 2002, 08:24 PM
Go Jennifer!!!!! and Go Babsi!!!!!

Bette Midler sings: "You gotta have FRIENDS......":D

Rollo
May 5th, 2002, 08:45 PM
Thanks for all the research and pics VBN!:wavey:
Yes, it's the gorgeous Iva Majoli-party girl of the tour. She and jen have been close friends for a lon gtime, and I'm guessing maybe Babsi is part of that group of friends.

Jen needs net practice! As Mark was noticing, she hasn'r been finishing points at net this year like last.

GO JEN. Back to #1!:p

Nimi
May 5th, 2002, 08:59 PM
i think if shell get to the semis shell be #1 again

Zl@tko
May 5th, 2002, 09:25 PM
Insanity,
Iva, Jennifer and Babsi are very close friends; after Aussie Open i read an article in Croatian magazine where was the report from the tournament by Majoli's boyfriend; according to him the girls spent New Years Eve together and they were partying together in Australia :)

Hope they won't be partying too much next week and focuse more on their tennis, i mean Jennifer and Babsi, because Iva withdrew ...

Good luck to Jenny and Jenny/Babsi in doubles :)

veryborednow
May 5th, 2002, 09:28 PM
Zlatko - I love your avatar :)

GO JEN!!

veryborednow
May 7th, 2002, 07:23 PM
2nd Round
vs. Meilin Tu (55)


1st Round Doubles
L. Nathalie Dechy/Meilin Tu 4-6 6-4 0-6

goshka
May 7th, 2002, 07:34 PM
ON life score board result was to Jennifer/Barbara, but on Results page it stated that they lost.
Sanex Site posted win for Jennifer/Babsi.
So, seems total confusion on what is true and what is not.

Can somebody call tourney and check on result please?

Kind Regards,
Eugene

veryborednow
May 7th, 2002, 07:47 PM
they have corrected it on the site.


1st round doubles

07.05.02 Capriati / Schett vs Dechy / Tu
6:4 4:6 6:0

Nimi
May 7th, 2002, 07:49 PM
ya!

Lola
May 9th, 2002, 01:57 AM
:D

veryborednow
May 9th, 2002, 04:41 PM
ok - i sort of forgot about sorting this out (i was pissed)

Round 3

Capriati, Jennifer def. Tulyaganova, Iroda

6:2 6:0

Round 4

Capriati vs. (Mikaelian, Marie-Gaianeh or Testud, Sandrine)

Lola
May 9th, 2002, 05:03 PM
CONGRATS to jen! whoever will be jen's next opponent, jen will keep crushing

Zhao
May 9th, 2002, 05:57 PM
Come on Jenn
U r Xena the WTA warrior!!!!

GoJennifer
May 9th, 2002, 09:59 PM
SANDRINE IS GOING DOWN !!!!!;)

Lola
May 10th, 2002, 01:49 AM
sandrine, prepare!

Oizo
May 10th, 2002, 02:01 PM
Insanity, Jen has to win the final to become # 1! ;) :wavey:

veryborednow
May 10th, 2002, 06:23 PM
Round 4

Capriati def. Tesud
6-3 5-7 6-4

Round 3 Doubles
Capriati / Schett def. Huber / Martinez
6:4, 3:6, 6:4

Round 4 Doubles
Dementieva / Husarova def. Capriati / Schett
6-3 5-7 6-3

Oizo
May 10th, 2002, 07:28 PM
The doubles :sad: :sad: :sad:

veryborednow
May 11th, 2002, 05:16 PM
Semi - Final

Justine Henin def. Jennifer Capriati

5-7 6-2 6-1

:sad:

Zhao
May 11th, 2002, 05:29 PM
WHAT THE FUCK:fiery: :fiery: :fiery:

THE RAIN SAVED Henin AGAIN!!!!!!!

Snuffkin
May 11th, 2002, 06:21 PM
I see the weekly, 'Let's trash Jennifer' threads have emerged again. I decided to come here just to get away from all the crap the jealous ones spout.

In truth I was a bit amazed that Jennifer had managed to lose the last two sets so decisively. Nevertheless, she's had a good week and appears, in the main, to be playing some good stuff on the brick dust. I actually think she's playing better on the clay now than a year ago, and we all know what she did 12 months ago. Her draw in Rome is horrible, but whatever, she does, she's trying to peak for the biggie. It's been a good week for her results wise. The match against Tulyaganova was the glory, the Testud match was the guts. Today was just unfortunate that she couldn't maintain her advantage, but all credit to Justine.

And whilst those that wish to have a go at our girl find reason, remember she lost in a Tier 1 semi...her 5th semi of the season, already, stats a few other players would like.

Moreover, whilst I wonder if Hingis will make the French, she's fit, and off to Rome for more preparation and a decent home-cooked meal.

I just wish that one Saturday I could write a woo-hoo post, not a 'let's all be happy, she's still a champ' post.

cappy happy
May 11th, 2002, 06:42 PM
Just when it was getting safe to go back in the water again, huh?Time to retreat - I'll be staying off the other boards again then. Oh well, I prefer it in here anyway (you guys are more creative). :D

And to sound like a broken record, on the plus side there were bright spots in Jen's game this week and before the rain it was nice to see her serving so well.

I blame you-know-who for causing the rain and will just look forward to next week and later the French when you really want to peak anyway.

kazzmazz
May 11th, 2002, 07:06 PM
Crap. I leave the house during the rain delay and this is what I come back to. :sad:

On the up side, by all accounts Jen has been playing very well, and hopefully she's peaking for the big one.

LMAO cappy happy! I should have known the one who's name shall not be spoken would try something like this...

Nimi
May 11th, 2002, 07:44 PM
god?

kazzmazz
May 11th, 2002, 08:13 PM
No. Just the woman who thinks she is :p

Nimi
May 11th, 2002, 08:15 PM
lol

Oizo
May 12th, 2002, 12:16 AM
Why had the rain had to come????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!:fiery: :fiery: :fiery:
:sad: :sad: :sad:

Lola
May 12th, 2002, 11:28 AM
Originally posted by Zhao
WHAT THE FUCK:fiery: :fiery: :fiery:

THE RAIN SAVED Henin AGAIN!!!!!!!

I agree. too bad for jen, lucky justine.
nevermind, let's cheer for jen in rome

Oizo
May 13th, 2002, 06:29 PM
Why again????WHHHHHHHHHHHHHHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:fiery: :fiery: :fiery: